Janis Taurens

studied architecture at Riga Polytechnic Institute and philosophy at the University of Latvia. He is a Doctor of Philosophy and professor at the Latvian Academy of Art. He thinks and writes about philosophy, architecture and contemporary art.


After visiting an art exhibition in the Riga Art Space, Janis Taurens visits his friend Vasilij Voronov where he confesses his disappointment with the exhibition. Like Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson they go on to analyse the art scene of the last century within the cultural space of Latvia.

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